DAY 1: @patriotstennis rolling in opening rounds of ITA regional

Friday, September 29, 2017

SAN ANTONIO – UT Tyler’s Arthur Fagundes, Jose Currea, Gabriel Hidalgo, Daniel Rodriguez and Vinicio Hadlich each won two matches on Friday at the ITA Southwest Regional Championships at Trinity University to advance to Saturday’s Round of 16.

Fagundes, the defending ITA Southwest champion, rolled to a pair of wins with a 6-1, 6-0 victory over LeTourneau’s Robby Bundy and then a 6-0, 6-0 win over Southwestern’s David Strong. He will play Trinity’s Lars Wiik on Saturday. Cuerra, a UT Tyler freshman from Columbia, is on to the second day at the ITA regional after beating opponents from Hardin-Simmons and Southwestern while Hidalgo earned a 6-3, 6-0 win over an Austin College opponent and then a 6-3, 6-2 victory over McMurry’s Carlos Martinez. Rodriguez is on to Saturday with wins over Schreiner and Trinity, and Hadlich cruised with wins over Schreiner and Mary Hardin-Baylor.